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Scotland’s ‘hidden’ historic horticultural gems to be celebrated by Scotland’s Gardens

   500 gardens opening in total across Scotland during 2017 - THE IMPORTANT role gardens play in Scotland’s historic landscape will be highlighted in 2017 by...


Sherriff extends John Deere dealership area

John Deere dealer Thomas Sherriff & Co, based at new premises in Haddington, East Lothian, has bought the business of W M Dodds at...


First combination SDHI fungicide launched in the UK

BTME 2017 marks the start of a close co-operation between Headland Amenity and Bayer Cropscience. Headland will distribute Bayer’s new turf fungicide Exteris Stressgard,...

Fescue cultivar on the latest independent Turf grass seed trial list

The new top rated chewings fescue cultivar on the latest independent Turfgrass seed trial list, Siskin from DLF, makes its debut in a number...



Dennis S500: The Riverside’s Best Kept Secret

Tony Bell, head groundsman for Middlesbrough FC, has revealed that the secret behind keeping the pitch at the Riverside Stadium in such pristine condition...


Top marks for Green-tech in their annual customer survey

Green-tech has announced the results from their annual ‘Big Green-tech survey 2016’ which are their best to-date.   The survey was sent to Green-tech’s customers at...


Tree team spruces sycamore for local acrobats

  A team of arborists sprang into action when a South Tyneside-based aerial artist needed a leafy venue for a public display.   Operatives from national green...


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GCA welcomes new inspectors

THE GARDEN Centre Association has today (Monday, January 23, 2017) announced its three new inspectors who will begin visiting member garden centres this spring.   Michael...

Snowhill’s Haskins Garden Centre nominates Alzheimer’s Society as its Charity of the Year

Snowhill’s Haskins Garden Centre nominates Alzheimer’s Society as its Charity of the Year The team at Haskins Garden Centre in Snowhill has announced it...

Stock up for National Nest Box Week!

LEADING bird care brand Peckish is reminding stock up for National Nest Box Week (Feb 14-21) to take advantage of those coming into store...
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2017: a year of profit with Briers

Find out more about the company’s latest promotional lines 2017 may only be a few weeks old, but now is the perfect time for garden...

What is your internal soundtrack saying to you?

  DELEGATES at this month’s (January, 2017) Garden Centre Association (GCA) 51st annual conference will be asked what their internal soundtracks are saying to them...
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Wyevale Nurseries raises £1,042 for Greenfingers Charity

ONE OF the UK’s leading commercial nurseries in Hereford has this month (January, 2017) announced it raised £1,042 for Greenfingers by backing its ‘Turn...

Ben goes plant hunting in South America

A MEMBER of staff at one of the UK’s leading nurseries in Hereford has recently just got back from a plant hunting trip to...

Geoff raises more than £250 for hospice with tash

  A MEMBER of staff at one of the UK’s leading nurseries in Hereford has raised £287.43 for a hospice in the area by growing...

Pedigree Welsh Black Beef for sale

Are you interested in buying top-quality National Botanic Garden-reared pedigree Welsh Black beef?   We have a limited number of 10kg and 5kg beef boxes for sale at £115 and £60 per...

GrowModule 365 – the world’s first hydroponics company perfecting the growth of not only...

Using cutting edge hydroponics technology inside a portable and scalable upcycled shipping container, each unit uses 90% less water than traditional farming methods and...




DT Brown Has The Answer to Vegetable Import Shortages

While national newspapers and broadcast media have been eager to highlight the shortages of imported vegetables, such as courgettes and spinach, from Spain and...

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New Bushel and Berry Collection Launches January 2017

New Bushel and Berry Collection Launches January 2017 Look for a new collection of edible berry plants from the folks who introduced The Knock Out®...

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